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Jamestown Man Charged With Assault After Attack With Baseball Bat

According to court documents, 25-year-old Donny Ayers hit the man in the upper left thigh

JAMESTOWN, N.D. — A Jamestown man is accused of hitting a man with a baseball bat last week. According to court documents, 25-year-old Donny Ayers hit the man in the upper left thigh in an alley in southwest Jamestown. Ayers told police he was “angry” and did swing the bat, but was not trying to hit the man. He also…

Traffic At North Dakota’s 8 Commercial Aiports Increases In July

Year-to-date boardings for the eight airports are up more than 10 percent

BISMARCK, N.D. — Traffic at North Dakota’s eight commercial airports was up 12 percent in July compared to last year. More than 110,000 people boarded planes in Fargo, Grand Forks, Jamestown, Devils Lake, Bismarck, Minot, Williston and Dickinson in July. Williston had the highest percentage increase, of nearly 27 percent. Year-to-date boardings for the eight airports are up more than…

Fourth Medical Marijuana Dispensary In North Dakota To Open Tuesday

Harvest of Bismarck is located at 1207 Memorial Highway

BISMARCK, N.D. — The fourth medical marijuana dispensary in North Dakota is expected to open Tuesday in Bismarck. Harvest of Bismarck is located at 1207 Memorial Highway. You must have a registry identification card to enter the dispensary. Over 900 cards have been issued to qualifying patients by the North Dakota Department of Health. Dispensaries are already open in Fargo,…

From ND To NASA: Stories From Outer Space

Jamestown Native Rick Hieb Shares His Experiences In Outer Space During 3 Space Shuttle Missions

  Space flight is one of the most astonishing achievements in human history. We’re celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. Most statistics say only between five and six hundred people have ever been to space. One of those people is North Dakota native Rick Hieb. On Friday, he talked about his journey from North Dakota to…

From ND To NASA: North Dakota’s Space Flight Legacy

Astronaut & Jamestown native Rick Hieb Shares His Journey From North Dakota To NASA

People first walked on the moon 50 years ago this Saturday. Here in North Dakota, our relationship with NASA and space flight goes back more than 60 years. We’ve had quite a few astronauts with North Dakota connections. We’re telling you about those brave men and women. KVRR’s Adam Ladwig had the huge honor of talking with North Dakota native…

Chase on Stolen Motorcycle Ends with Crash Near Jamestown

The North Dakota Highway Patrol says the 36-year-old operator was going about 120 miles per hour on the stolen bike.

JAMESTOWN, N.D. (AP) _ The pursuit of a speeding stolen motorcycle has ended with a crash near Jamestown. The North Dakota Highway Patrol says the 36-year-old operator was going about 120 miles per hour on the stolen bike Tuesday. Law enforcement officers were in pursuit for about 3 miles before the man missed a curve and the bike entered the…

Stutsman County Man Faces Terrorizing Charge for Shooting Gun at Train

A BNSF train crew reported the gunfire as it passed by Bloom, just east of Jamestown.

STUTSMAN COUNTY, N.D. (KFGO) – A Stutsman County man was arrested for allegedly firing a high caliber rifle at a passing train near his home on Friday night. Sheriff Chad Kaiser says a BNSF train crew reported the gunfire as it passed by Bloom, just east of Jamestown. The crew also provided a photo of a bullet hole near the…

Man Wanted On Warrants Flees Police In Jamestown But Eventually Gets Caught

Deputies spotted Howard Larson Jr. near McElroy Park but he fled into the woods

JAMESTOWN, ND — A man wanted on outstanding warrants was arrested early this morning after fleeing authorities in Jamestown. Deputies spotted Howard Larson Jr. near McElroy Park but he fled into the woods. A perimeter was set up and Larson was eventually found driving a vehicle in southeast Jamestown. He fled towards Ypsilanti before the vehicle was stopped by spike…

Registered Sex Offender AWOL From State Hospital Is Back In Custody

Stewart had been given a pass to walk on the hospital grounds Tuesday evening but never returned.

JAMESTOWN, N.D. (KFGO) – A sex offender committed to the North Dakota State Hospital in Jamestown who walked away has been taken into custody. State Patrol Captain Bryan Niewind says several motorists reported a man walking south on highway 281, about 13 miles south of Jamestown shortly after 6:30 a.m. Wednesday. A trooper responded and took 30-year old Jerry Stewart…

Fatal Crash Sunday Night Near Jamestown

The Stutsman County Sheriff's Office says it happened shortly before 6:30 last night.

JAMESTOWN, N.D. (KFGO) – A man died in a rollover crash 3 miles southeast of Jamestown. The Stutsman County Sheriff’s Office says it happened shortly before 6:30 last night. The 31-year old driver of the pickup, Caleb Collins, from Edgely, North Dakota, died at the scene over rolling his pickup truck. The Sheriff’s Office was assisted by North Dakota Highway…